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Organisation Information

Litigation Branch

Published: 31 October 2019
From: Department of Defence

Litigation Branch works with the State Claims Agency in relation to the defence of delegated personal injury claims made against the Minister for Defence.

The Branch also works with the Chief State Solicitor’s Office in relation to litigation arising from administrative decisions relating to Defence Forces personnel which are being challenged by way of Judicial Review or other legal proceedings.

The primary functions of the Branch include:

  • processing personal injuries claims, judicial reviews and other litigation matters
  • co-ordinating and informing policy in relation to claims and judicial review management strategy
  • providing administrative and statistical support and advice
  • informing risk management